Executive Director via Indeed

Gila Watershed Partnership

Safford, AZ, US

Duties & Responsibilities:

Organizational Development

  • Create and sustain a positive working environment
  • Recruit, train, manage, and motivate a professional conservation-oriented staff
  • Board development and recruitment
  • Assist in developing monthly financial reports to the Board of Directors
  • Recommend an annual plan and budget for board approval

Outreach & Education

  • Serve as the public spokesperson for the organization and coordinate monthly general meetings, quarterly steering committee meetings, and conference outreach
  • Increase community awareness of and engagement with GWP
  • Develop and maintain newsletter and/or monitor assigned staff
  • Develop communication strategies for program outreach efforts and fundraising
  • Foster partnerships with other entities, organizations, and state/federal agencies

Financial Management

  • Ensure compliance with all sound financial management practices, while complying with all legal requirements
  • Develop and implement a sustainable funding plan to finance the annual and long-term strategic plans of the organization
  • Produce timely financial budgets, reports, and projections
  • Participate and coordinate grant applications and reports
  • Lead and coordinate monthly Sustainable Funding meetings with the goal of diversifying funding for long-term financial resiliency
  • Private donor outreach & development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years minimum experience managing a non-profit organization
  • Established financial management skills and experience with QuickBooks accounting software
  • Federal background check required for access to shared office space at the Safford BLM Field Office
  • Proven success in various fundraising efforts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact with a wide variety of constituents
  • Experience in managing and motivating staff
  • Education and/or experience in a natural resource and/or environmental management field
  • General computer skills including Microsoft Office and data management; ability to maintain files in a consistent and timely manner

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $65,000.00 /year